Benefit News


Law expands Veteran housing benefits

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 - May is National Moving Month and many Veterans may find themselves moving to a new address as they take advantage of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expanded home loan program, which now includes additional benefits for eligible borrowers.


Enrollment applications now available for accelerated program to prepare Veterans for high-demand careers

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 - As part of the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is accepting applications from Veterans interested in the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program.


VA’s 1 Step Today campaign promotes Veteran mental wellness

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 - As part of Mental Health Month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched 1 Step Today to provide guidance curated by Veterans to inspire them to start on a path toward recovery, well-being and a healthier tomorrow, by taking one step at a time.


DOD offers financial advice for families & children

Falls Church, VA, April 30, 2021 - Military families may face financial challenges for a variety of reasons, and without assistance these issues could affect the health and well-being of children of those families.


Department of Defense Expands Access to Military Exchanges

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 - The Department of Defense announced today the expansion of access to military exchanges.

04/29/2021 site becomes central login for accessing benefits

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 - Veterans and their families may begin accessing their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and services on the new and user-friendly website starting April 30.